International day for biological diversity

Green (Living) Review

On the UN International Day for Biological Diversity, The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) calls for a greater awareness of the threats to marine biodiversity as without life in the ocean there would be no life on Earth. It is home to the largest animal on the planet and there are more micro-organisms in the sea than there are stars in the universe.

Recovery: The Return of Native Fish, Victims of Bucket Biology

Nature Conservancy - Science

This fish was being hybridized off the planet by rainbow trout unleashed by early 20 th century bucket biologists. “Conservation” is no longer enough. Instead of just saving what’s left we need to restore what’s lost.

Why Cultural Diversity Is as Essential to Human Survival as Biological Diversity

Green (Living) Review

Just as we recognize the importance of biodiversity for the survival of the planet, so we must preserve the diverse ways of knowing that exist among humanity.

10 Things A Planet Needs to Make it Habitable

The Alien Next Door

artist rendition of Kepler 186f Using the latest Kepler telescope, scientists have recently discovered close to 140 Earth-like planets among thousands of exotic exoplanets in the galaxy. The one common ingredient that makes a planet habitable, Batalha tells us, is the need for liquid water.

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In a New Census, Trees Rule the Planet

Green Prophet

This project led us to corners of the world of biological research that I hadn’t even imagined,” adds Bar-On. “We For example, plant biomass dominates life on the planet by far, outweighing bacteria, which have been hailed by some as “the hidden majority.”.

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Environmental studies creates crusaders for our planet

Green Prophet

Your studies will include examining the consequences of living and non-living things on our environment and look at how to apply biological, physical, and information sciences to fix these issues. Environmental scientists are future sustainability crusaders for our planet.

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How to Feed the World Without Killing the Planet?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Reducing meat consumption by half could feed 2 billion people, reducing the burden of hunger on the planet without increasing the area under cultivation at all. As it is practiced today, agriculture is one of the biggest environmental offenders – yet it is necessary for our survival.

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Convention on Biological Diversity Meeting Hopes To Reach Governments Through Cost Indicators Of Loss

Eco Friendly Daily

In 1992, the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity was created at the Rio Earth Summit. It was created to address growing concerns regarding the disappearing biodiversity on the planet.

Hotspur’s Revenge: A Review of Three Books

10,000 Birds

The Aliens Among Us: How Invasive Species Are Transforming the Planet – and Ourselves (Leslie Anthony, Yale). • Ecologists (and all earthlings) can legitimately celebrate what will follow extinction: “the sixth mass genesis of new biological diversity.”.

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What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schumann Resonance.

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, October 20, 2010 What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schumann Resonance Have in Common? It turns out that all biological systems resonate at this same frequency range.

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Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I am fascinated by trying to understand the socio-economic and political factors that variably influence these links to the natural world and, what we can learn as a society towards a sustainable planet.

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Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Eco Chic

I am fascinated by trying to understand the socio-economic and political factors that variably influence these links to the natural world and, what we can learn as a society towards a sustainable planet. Worldchanging Women china climate change heroines for the planet science stem Tea yunnan

Reducing CO2 to cool the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Renewable, sometimes called alternative, energy, wind, wave and sun, are touted as a way to reduce CO2 emissions and cool down our, unfortunately, overheating Planet. In addition to that it puts a strain on the environment and the Planet. However, the new carbon capture industry will hardly permit that idea to have free run as they would be losing out big would simple biological carbon capture be instituted.

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World-Renowned Author Dishes on GINKS, Green Sex and Making Love to Planet Earth

Green Prophet

Weiss isn’t one to shy away from provocations, especially when the wellbeing of the planet and her inhabitants are at stake. Weiss: The article that I recently wrote for the Huffington Post about my decision to adopt instead of having biological children indeed generated a ton of controversy.

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How much bird is there, anyway?

10,000 Birds

I do not assume that Manaus is fully representative of the planet earth, and I already pointed out St. Birds Bird Evolutionary Biology body sizeI was looking out a car window the other day and noticed that of all the wildlife most of it was bird.

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Heroines for the Planet: Art Activist Asher Jay

Eco Chic

However, by not extending these “rights” or “freedoms” to other life forms that cohabit this planet with us as living markers of our own evolutionary and biological development, we ultimately deny ourselves the full potential of these rights.

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Building Cities that Think Like Planets

The Green Changemakers

From a planetary perspective, the emergence and rapid expansion of cities across the globe may represent another turning point in the life of our planet. If we are to think like a planet, the challenge will be to deal with scales and events far removed from everyday human experience.

Number Of Species On Planet Found To Be Approximately 8.7 Million

Eco Friendly Daily

But just how many species humans actually share this planet with has been somewhat of a mystery. However, a new study has concluded that the estimated number of species on this planet may now be more accurate than ever.

Trash Planet: Germany

The Green Changemakers

by Marie Look The Trash Planet series highlights various countries around the world and how they handle their waste. Anything that can’t be recycled is responsibly incinerated or undergoes mechanical-biological treatment before being put into a landfill.

Ecological Footprints and One Planet Thinking

The Green Changemakers

Principle 2: Ecological Footprints and One Planet Thinking The green space is teeming these days with lengthy and complex explanations about the meaning of sustainability. Ecological Footprint and One Planet both frame human impact in terms of physical space.

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Cool Green Review: Spine of the Continent, Imperial Dreams

Nature Conservancy - Science

This month: Get connected to conservation biology in Mary Ellen Hannibal’s The Spine of the Continent and join Tim Gallagher as he risks abduction and worse on the track of a possibly extinct woodpecker in Imperial Dreams.

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Keep It Cool: What Desert Plants Can Teach Us About Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

These desert denizens provide us with valuable insight into biological and physical adaptations that allow for survival on a hotter, drier planet that is subject to extreme events (as climate change experts are currently forecasting ). Cactus (Opuntia sp.)

Green Miner Pulls Minerals from Desalination’s Seawater Brine

Green Prophet

Biomineralogist Damian Palin is turning to biology to mine valuable minerals from desalination brine. “I Palin teams up with metal-munching bacteria to biologically “mine” minerals from seawater: the byproduct of his process is pure, potable water.

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Don't Like Crazy? Find a New Planet | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

Find a New Planet. My husband and I had three people to dinner the other night and two of them were barely orbiting the planet while I have automated voice turrets. Find a New Planet.” Want to stay in touch with elephant?

The Cooler: Conservation’s Identity Crisis

Nature Conservancy - Science

Against a backdrop of growing global resource demand and climate change — as well as emerging technologies, such as synthetic biology — that are wreaking philosophical havoc, finding the answers is urgent.”. Jon Hoekstra species decline synthetic biology Identity crisis?

Heroines for the Planet: Race Car Driver & Environmental Activist Leilani Munter

Eco Chic

She’s an environmental activist who offsets her carbon footprint for each race, lobbies before Congress on behalf of environmental issues, and travels the world to protect the planet when it needs her help. And now, she can call herself a ‘Heroine for the Planet,’ as well.

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Journey to Planet Earth: Plan B - Mobilizing to Save

The Green Changemakers

But what makes Plan B significant and timely is that it provides hopeful solutions—a road map that will help eradicate poverty, stabilize population, and protect and restore our planet’s fisheries, forests, aquifers, soil, grasslands, and biological diversity.

Review: When Conservation is Successful (Too Successful)

Nature Conservancy - Science

White-tailed deer are arguably the most studied wildlife species on the planet, with more 3,260 peer-reviewed papers published on the species between 1985 and 2010. The recovery of the white-tailed deer is one of wildlife conservation’s great success stories.

Environmental Economics: More on bigfoot

Environmental Economics

» February 24, 2011 More on bigfoot I received this followup to NC bigfoot story from the inbox: Animal Planet and the rest of the misguided Bigfoot junkies did indeed spend all day 02/12 looking [loon-ing] for Bigfoot in the Uwharrie Mountains (link below).

What's BMI and Why Should I Care?

The Alien Next Door

BMI stands for Brain Machine Interface and will likely play a fundamental role in how we manage our biological and mental selves, and—in the long run—how we view ourselves as a species. I love this planet, Earth, and I pray we all take good care of it for our children and their children.

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Galactic Party at the Lord Nelson Hotel!

The Alien Next Door

Imagine a royal palace on an alien planet in a galaxy far far away…add hundreds of bizarre and wonderfully costumed aliens from all over the universe and you have Hal-Con at the Lord Nelson Hotel. What Do The Planet Earth, the Human Brain and Schu.

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How to do your bit for the planet

The Green Changemakers

But are these efforts to save the planet enough? Take a simple survey at www.happyplanetindex.org to find out how efficiently you're using the planet's resources to give yourself a good life, and get some tips on how to feel better while lowering your environmental impact. Gretchen Daily , director, Center for Conservation Biology, Stanford University. "I

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The Wisdom of Your Cells

The Green Changemakers

It includes everything in close proximity to you as well as the planets and the sun and what is going on in the entire solar system. We are part of this entire field." ~ Bruce Lipton The Wisdom of Your Cells is a new biology that will profoundly change civilization and the world we live in. This biology is based on current, modern science with some new perceptions added. This is what I think we will get from understanding the new biology.

Wrap It Up for Species Extinction Awareness

Wend Magazine

Well that’s not what Willie D of the Geto Boys said, but the Center for Biological Diversity has different plans than him. Via: Center for Biological Diversity ]. “If ya gotta jimmy hat go ahead and… ” save the coquí guajón rock frog?

Teaching Green: 100 Tips, Tools, & Resources for Every Kind of Classroom

Green Life Smart Life

Incorporating ways to help the environment into your lessons is not only good for the planet, but offers plenty of hands-on activities, lessons, and projects for students. 5.Society for Conservation Biology. Students can play this game to save Planet Helios from ecological disaster.

2010 66

I think I'm moving this to the top of my vacation reading list

Environmental Economics

  Simon and Ehrlich’s debate reflected a deepening national conflict over the future of the planet. Drawing insights from both sides, Sabin argues for using social values, rather than economic or biological absolutes, to guide society’s crucial choices relating to climate change, the planet’s health, and our own I'm heading out for a vacation next week.    I'm about to put this on reserve at the library: The Bet by Paul Sabin.

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Building Birds for Cities, and Cities for Birds

10,000 Birds

But given that cities aren’t going away – if anything, it’s in the best interest of the planet as a whole that cities become denser – they can and must be considered as habitats. Still, it’s up to us humans, as architects and builders, to really put thought into how cities can best serve as biological communities.

2014 178

The ABA’s 50th Anniversary and Information: From Scarce to Abundant

10,000 Birds

The Lab operates All About Birds , which has free and authoritative information on identification and bird biology, as well as Birds of North America.

2019 163

Protect nature for world economic security, warns UN biodiversity chief

Green (Living) Review

"What we are seeing today is a total disaster," said Ahmed Djoghlaf , the secretary-general of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. The future of the planet now depends on governments taking action in the next few years."

New Report: What Will the Urban Century Mean for Nature?

Nature Conservancy - Science

You’ve probably heard that Earth is becoming an urban planet — and you’ll definitely be seeing it around the world over the next two decades. While the planet’s total urban area is projected to triple in size from 2000 levels over that period, urban populations will nearly double to 4.9

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Tesla, Frequency, Vibration and Bioresonance Healing Therapy

The Alien Next Door

Orbital resonance occurs when two orbiting bodies—like two moons or two planets (e.g., Some call this basic frequency the Earth’s “heartbeat” or the “tuning fork” of the planet, suggesting that it generates natural healing properties when living things are entrained to its rhythm.

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Entrepreneurs of the Natural World Show Case Their Ground Breaking Solutions to the Environmental Challenges of the 21st Century

The Green Changemakers

It coincides with the ministerial part of the Convention on Biological Diversity meeting taking place in Bonn, Germany where up to 6,000 delegates and over 190 governments are meeting to slow the rate of loss of biodiversity. Indeed the way nature makes novel substances; generates energy and synthesizes unique structures are the secrets to how humans can survive and thrive on this planet.” Tags: Technology Science Economics Biology

2008 40

Global Wilderness Areas in Decline Despite Conservation Targets

Nature Conservancy - Science

But all definitions share the common link that wilderness areas are large, biologically and ecologically intact landscapes that are free from human disturbance. Putting Conservation on the Map: A Blueprint for a Healthy Planet. Current Biology, 26, 1-6. Current Biology, 26, 1-6.

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